Dr. Cary Costa, DPT

Dr. Cary Costa, DPT

Physical Therapy  ·  
Dr. Cary Costa, DPT is a physical therapist in Lake Forest, CA. He specializes in physical therapy, sports medicine, and more.

22821 Lake Forest Dr Ste 115

Lake Forest, CA 92630

Contact Information

(949) 716-5050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Costa "Cary Costa, DPT, MEd is a graduate of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with Magnum Cum Laude honors. Dr. Costa holds several advanced degrees including his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Masters in Education. His emphasis in school was on orthopedics, athletics, and manipulation. His undergrad degree is in Biology, and he obtained his Bachelors and Masters from Western Oregon University. While at WOU he ran track and cross country, achieving academic and athletic all-conference status. Dr. Costa has taught biology, and coached track and cross-country at Capo Valley High School, Dana Hills High School, and is currently working with Mission Viejo High School's running program. He was added in 2012 as an adjunct professor at Concordia University in their athletic training department, where he currently teaches. Cary is also a clinical instructor for Stanbridge College PTA students."


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5  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Chiropractic
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Costa does not have any board certifications listed.

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Costa is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Costa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Costa to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Costa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Cary costa is the Worst PT! and I feel compelled to warn anyone in need of physical therapy Do not come here. I'm still in pain from cary costa poking around where he shouldn't have and caused me 2 weeks of intense pain at my surgical site. He was also 40 minutes late for my appt. He was trying...more
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I left this place in More pain due to caustic cary costa! He was rude and unbelievably incompetent! OC Sports Rehab in Lake Forest is the WORST physical therapy center. No wonder it was empty. cary clearly had no idea what he was doing. I will never come back and I feel compelled to warn anyone...more
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Explains everything and takes the time you expect!
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